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IMAGING Management

Medical Imaging Rates Continue to Rise

2019 05 Sep

A study of more than 135 million imaging exams, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, has shown that computerised tomography  (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and other scans have been increasing in use. Researchers from UC San Francisco, UC Davis and Kaiser Permanente showed that despite efforts to reduce imaging in medicine... Read more

IMAGING Management

Blood Test Unmasks Concussions Absent on CT Scans

2019 28 Aug

It has been highlighted that patients suffering from a concussion can have CT scans which show no irregularities and patients can go on to be discharged with no further treatment. A new, cost-effective blood test may be able to identify these patients for subsequent evaluation.   The study, from UC San Francisco, analysed 450 patients who had obtained... Read more